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The Lok Sabha has so far passed three Bills to replace agriculture sector related ordinances. Also, both the Houses have cleared an ordinance into law to cut by 30 per cent the salaries of members of Parliament to ramp up funds in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Saturday said the BJP should give account of its 15-year-long rule in the state before asking about the performance of the previous Congress-led government that was in power for 15 months.
"Every political party has to take a stand - is it with the farmers or is it with the BJP threatening the livelihood of farmers," Chidambaram said.
Participating in a debate on The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020, they also charged the government with entering into the "league of three democracies" in the world that promote what they called 'ordinance raj'.
A special Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) court here on Saturday allowed businessman Deepak Kochhar’s request to get treated at a private hospital in Delhi for Covid-19.
In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the time of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and senior BJP leader L K Advani was "different" as they used to "treat the NDA constituents with respect and consult with them".
The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed a legislation that provides for up to five years in jail for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak or during any situation akin to the current pandemic.
Indian defence forces have raised the level of preparedness and alertness to monitor Chinese activities at all “six disputed areas” and “four sensitive areas” in the war theatre of 1962 in Arunachal Pradesh. Four of the disputed areas are in Asapila, Longzu, Bisa and Majha in Upper Subansiri district where the PLA has already built a road through Bisa from one point to another.
Rarely have two words in an obscure document like IPO prospectus raised as many eyebrows as the use of “significant influence” by Ant Group. A part of the Chinese Alibaba Group, Ant used the term to describe its 30% stake in the Noida-based One97 Communications, Paytm's parent company. Paytm said 'Significant influence’ is an accounting term and doesn't imply firm's nationality.
India has overtaken the United States to register the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in the world, informed Union health ministry today. The total recoveries in the country crossed 42 lakh. Stay with TOI for live updates
The Delhi Police on Saturday said arrested freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma was passing sensitive information about India's border strategy and Army deployment to Chinese intelligence. He was contacted by Chinese Intelligence agents in 2016. Sharma was also in contact with some Chinese intelligence officer, the police officer said.
Parliament session that began this week is likely to be cut short after 30 lawmakers were found infected with the coronavirus, two senior parliament officials said, as the number of cases rose to 5.3 million. The Parliament met for the first time in six months on Sept 14 and was to function until Oct 1, but the two officials said its duration could be reduced by a week.
Bill to reduce salaries, allowances of Members of Parliament, and ministers by 30 per cent were passed unanimously in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Stay here for all live updates
The house along with 17 marlas of land, situated in Ratnipora village of Kakapora area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, was attached as a property that represents proceeds of terrorism and that which has been used for furtherance of activities of the JeM terrorist organisation, an NIA spokesperson said.
The farm bills brought by the government undermine the food security system, the Congress claimed on Saturday and urged opposition parties to collectively oppose the bills so that they do not become law in their present form. P Chidambaram said, "Every political party has to take a stand — is it with farmers or is it with BJP threatening the livelihood of farmers."
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New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said he has written to the Chairman of Rajya Sabha and sought intervention in a case of sedition case filed by the Uttar Pradesh government against him.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — flagged concerns repeatedly in the Cabinet, but to no avail. In an interview with Indian Express, she said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurances came a little too late. Here's more.
Texas is ready to relax coronavius restrictions for the first time in months, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, but bars remain closed indefinitely and a mask mandate is still in place following a massive summer spread that became one of the deadliest outbreaks in the U.S.
As per Delhi Police, during the period of 2010-2014, Sharma wrote a weekly column for Global Times which is a mouthpiece of the Chinese government.
The Defence Ministry has not taken any decision on selling only "Made in India" products in military canteens run by it across the country, the government said on Saturday. "No decision has been taken in this regard," Minister of
With elections to the Bihar assembly due in a couple of months, the state police have stepped up their vigil to maintain law and order and are paying special attention to the crowded areas in the state.
The ruling BJP on Saturday issued a 3-line whip to all its Rajya Sabha members to be present on Sunday when the 3 contentious farm Bills are slated to be introduced in the Upper House. The farms Bills, already passed by the Lok S
The findings can also help further developing climate models and could in fact also help to assess the regional implications of geoengineering experiments.
Police recovered incriminating material of proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahdeen and Al-Badr from the possession of arrested terror associates.
The aircraft-carrier has set the world record in the Guinness Book of records, for being the longest-serving warship of the world.
Deepak Chahar, who is one of the key members of the CSK bowling unit for IPL 2020, received a peculiar response from skipper MS Dhoni when asked about his role.
His on-screen character is currently going through a separation, and talking about the same, the actor said his real life experiences of going through a divorce makes it easier for him to relate to it.
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday announced that it will oppose the Farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying they would be an injustice to the farm sector in the country.
IPL 2020 is set to break all viewership records from the previous 12 seasons as per Chairman Brijesh Patel.
Talking about her character, she said, "I am playing a lady cop in the show. My character is very dabbang and she is very strict in the police station and as well as at her home."
Delhi Capitals will take on Kings XI Punjab in the second encounter of IPL 2020 and they will be hoping to get momentum on their side as both sides bid for their first-ever IPL title.
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Reports of under-age marriage and child labour rose as the lockdown pushed people deeper into poverty.
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While the Indian-American community is not a monolith and the Democrats will get support from the Indian Americans, the preference of some members of the community are shifting, claimed the study “The Indian American Voter in 2020” published on September 9.
"On an average, about 100 Indian nationals in Singapore continue to register daily with the High Commission here for flights back home, with over 11,000 having registered so far," Indian High Commissioner P Kumaran said on Wednesday.
The 2020 Forbes list of 400 Richest People in America has been topped by Bezos, 56 who has a net worth of USD 179 billion and has occupied the spot of the richest person in the US for the third year in a row. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Cofounder Bill Gates is ranked second on the list with a net worth of USD 111 billion.
Singh's Workers' Party won 10 parliamentary seats out of the 93 it contested in the July 10 General Election, making it the biggest opposition presence in Singapore's parliamentary history.
In a naturalisation ceremony hosted by Trump at the White House, Sudha Sundari Narayanan, a software developer from India, was among those sworn in as American citizens.
Under the scam, call center operators falsely represented themselves to be associated with Microsoft Corporation, falsely represented to victims that malware or viruses had been detected on their computers, and offered supposed services to remove the malware, according to the Department of Justice.
Joe, grandson of US Senator and US Attorney General Robert F Kennedy, grandnephew of former president John F. Kennedy and Senator Ted Kennedy, and great-grandson of former US Ambassador to the UK Joseph P. Kennedy Sr, is running against incumbent Senator Ed Markey.
Professor Jayant Vaidya, Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London (UCL) Surgery & Interventional Science and lead author of the study published in the 'British Medical Journal' on Thursday, said the 'Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy' (TARGIT-IORT) means a quicker recovery period from breast cancer and his team's findings should pave the way for it to be more widely available.
The annual session of the UN General Assembly begins on September 21 with a high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations
The Centre should take back all permissions given so far for the dam, the PMK youth wing leader said in a statement
Three suspected militants were arrested on Saturday in a counter-insurgency operation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A huge c
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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan on Saturday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Centre is exploring the possibility of curtailing the ongoing monsoon session of parliament by several days, sources say.
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The NIA investigators said they had found pipes, wires, switches, and bolts meant to be used as shrapnel in searches, along with jihadist literature, in searches targeting the homes of the nine arrested men.
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Urging the opposition parties to join hands against the agriculture-related Bills recently passed by the Lok Sabha, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government has surrendered to the will of the corporations and traders.
region at 5 pm. MDS1 PD-VIRUS-CASES Puducherry adds 543 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths take toll to 448 Puducherry: Puducherry reported 543 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday taking the overall tally in the union territory to 22,456..
The phase-III human clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin at the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune next week.
The house along with 17 marlas of land, situated in Ratnipora village of Kakapora area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, was attached as a property that represents proceeds of terrorism and used for terros activities.
NIA sources told News18 that the module was being guided by a Pakistan-based online handler and was planning to carry out terror attacks in India.
At a press conference, Special Cell DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said Rajeev Sharma was writing on defence-related issues for some Indian media organisations, as well as China's Global Times.
n the wake of the pandemic, Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri has made it mandatory for all those attending it to undergo RT-PCR test for COVID-19 infection, 72hours prior to the start of the monsoon session from September21.
Hyderabad FC on Saturday announced the signing of Spanish defender Odei Onaindia for one year ahead of the Indian Super League season beginning in November. The 30-year-old joins Hyderabad FC from Spanish Segunda (second) Division side CD Mirandes and is the ISL club's fifth new foreign recruit.
The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly duping over 600 people of around Rs 60 crore on the promise of a 60 percent return on their investments. The Special Task Force of the UP police said it arrested the racket's mastermind, Hari Om Yadav, from Chandpur village in Sultanpur Road here under Gosaiganj police station at around 5 am.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.